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I don’t bet at carnival time

I don’t bet at carnival time

| July 17, 2018

Sounds like heresy, but for me I don’t like to bet on the big racing carnivals. The biggest racing carnivals in Melbourne and Sydney, where hundreds of thousands of people attend and engage in wagering, are a nightmare for serious punters. Don’t get me wrong, as a horseracing enthusiast since the 1960’s, I love the […]

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Best Horseracing Destinations in the World

Best Horseracing Destinations in the World

| July 12, 2018

Horse racing is one of the most historic sporting events in the world. Throughout the years, a number of destinations have become synonymous with this popular sport, which provides people with a chance to dress up, have fun, or cheer on a talented jockey. If you are passionate about the sport and want to feel […]

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Can Winx win a 4th Cox Plate?

Can Winx win a 4th Cox Plate?

| June 29, 2018

Australian eyes may be drifting towards this autumn’s fascinating renewal of the Melbourne Cup, which is due to post on November 6that Flemington Racecourse. It may be the race that stops a nation but it also catches the attention of punters across the globe with big prices and an open field attracting many casual backers. […]

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Winx holds top spot in world rankings

Winx holds top spot in world rankings

| June 26, 2018

Winx’s position at the top of the world rankings is safe after rival Cracksman flopped in the Prince of Wales’s Stakes at Ascot. This month Longines released its list of the world’s best racehorses and the Australian wonder mare held onto top spot. She enjoyed a rating of 130, with American horse Gun Runner second on […]

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Social Media Followers:  A Look at the Influencer Economy

Social Media Followers:  A Look at the Influencer Economy

| June 15, 2018

Social media isn’t what it was before. And neither does online business work as it did before. It seems an eternity when Orkut first opened, giving us a glimpse of socializing in the virtual world. Since then, social media platforms has developed to ensure that it is a lot more than just a place to […]

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Saxon Warrior fails in Epsom Derby

Saxon Warrior fails in Epsom Derby

| June 4, 2018

Saxon Warrior’s strong performance to win the 2,000 Guineas laid down a marker for the rest of the field for the flat season. Aidan O’Brien’s charge secured a second-straight victory for the trainer at the event – his ninth overall – extending the Irishman’s record for most wins. The three-year-old was eyeing a potential Triple […]

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Delaware Park Opens for the 81st Time

Delaware Park Opens for the 81st Time

| May 31, 2018

Circuits that host races all year-long are a positive thing for the entire horseracing industry and tradition and for all the ones making a living out of this occupation. It’s great for the families involved since they can actually develop a sense of community, their children are able to go to the same schools and […]

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Cryptocurrencies and the Grand National

Cryptocurrencies and the Grand National

| May 27, 2018

Only recently, we’ve had the 2018 Grand National at the U.K.’s world-renowned Aintree Racecourse. This year’s winner was Tiger Roll, who prevailed with Davy Russell on the saddle after a photo finish with Pleasant Company. The Grand National is the culmination of three days of first-class thoroughbred racing and remains the biggest race meeting in […]

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Sports betting companies on edge

Sports betting companies on edge

| May 26, 2018

If Tax Stays the Same, the Funding Will Remain in Place Online bookmakers won’t pull their funding, but only if tax stays the same. The major companies controlling Australian sports betting have stated that they are committed to not winding back the multimillion-dollar investments and sponsorships they put in to Victorian Racing. The new digital tax […]

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A Seemly Win for I Am Serious

A Seemly Win for I Am Serious

| May 26, 2018

Chris Waller’s I Am Serious enjoyed a win appropriate to her: 15 minutes after registering his 11th Group One triumph for this season, Chris Waller went on to claim the Rosehill race named to honour his induction into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame. Comin’ Through, also trained by Waller, beat stablemate Egg Tart to […]

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